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Estimating building costs... here's where to start

You've found your dream home but it needs a little (or a lot of) work before you can move in. Managing building costs can be really difficult. With rising prices for material and labour it's important to plan well in advance to make sure you stay within budget.

There are three key things that affect the cost of building:

  1. Building size

  2. Construction complexity

  3. Design requests

Therefore the bill you'll get will depend on how many square metres you want to change, how complicated you want the shape and what special features you want it to have.

You can estimate your costs by using SCSI's calculator HERE.

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